Whether you are planning a small meeting, or a multi-day conference, Albany County has you covered with a variety of meeting spaces. Over the past few years, there have several exciting new additions and stunning renovations to meeting spaces across Albany County from downtown to Wolf Road. Scroll on to get the details on new and updated meeting spaces in Albany County.
The Kenmore Ballroom, opened in 2020, is the newest event venue in Downtown Albany. Occupying the space of the historic Rain-Bo Room, a nightclub where Frank Sinatra, Cab Calloway, and Duke Ellington played, The Kenmore Ballroom fuses modern elegance with historic charm. It is a stunning venue for galas, fundraisers, and other celebrations with the ability to host up to 300 seated guests or 500 guests for a cocktail reception. The space also has a flexible floorplan to accommodate smaller meetings, including a boardroom. Managed by the experts at Katie O' Weddings & Events, this brand-new venue is ideal for meeting planners searching for a space that combines Albany's rich history with modern amenities.
Albany County's newest hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Albany, opened during 2020. Located off Highway 87 and 787 in south Albany, the new hotel is in a convenient and easily accessible location with plenty of free parking. The hotel has 1,317 square feet of total event space with the capacity to hold up to 120 attendees. The space can be split into two breakout rooms if needed and the meeting space is equipped with AV and wireless internet.
The Desmond Hotel Albany, an IHG affiliate hotel, is almost complete with extensive renovations for the family-owned and operated hotel to transition to a Crowne Plaza. The stunning upgrades range from 323 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, to a brand new lobby entrance, to renovated meeting spaces. The landmark hotel boasts over 28,000 square feet of flexible space with the ability to host all types of meetings including conferences, trade shows, small gatherings, hybrid meetings and more. The renovated Town Hall amphitheater is a perfect spot for your next conference, or set up exhibits in the indoor courtyards, complete with new landscape lighting. Plus, a partnership with CMI Communications ensures that all meetings are set with AV services. Interested in touring the updated meeting spaces? Call the sales team at 518-640-6171 to book a site tour.
The Hotel Trilogy Albany Airport, Tapestry Collection by Hilton completed renovations, including a new lobby, 107 renovated guest rooms, and new restaurant, in 2020. The hotel is conveniently located for your next meeting, minutes away from Albany International Airport and around the corner from the hustle and bustle of Wolf Road. With 600 square feet of total event space, the hotel is a great place to hold your next small meeting.
Nestled on Wolf Road, the Homewood Suites by Hilton completed several renovations in 2019. The hotel has 1,148 square feet of total event space. With two meeting rooms available, the largest room setup available for meetings is 840 square feet. Attendees can step outside the meeting space to a relaxing outdoor area complete with fire pits and lounge chairs. The convenient location on Wolf Road gives overnight meeting attendees access to a variety of restaurants, Colonie Center and The Crossings of Colonie.